1952 TOPPS Baseball Cards
Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.
Bill Werle was born on this day in 1920 Bob Rush was born on this day in 1925
1) Shortstop Lou Boudreau* of the Cleveland Indians was named "Outstanding Rookie" in the
major leagues by baseball writers on this date in 1940. The now familiar "Rookie of the Year" awards won't be
created until 1947.
2) On this date in 1944, St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Marty Marion* was voted
the National League MVP.
3) Infielder Johnny Pesky was signed as a free agent by the Baltimore Orioles on this date in 1954.
4) The Pittsburgh Pirates traded pitcher Ron Kline* to the St.Louis Cardinals on this date in 1959.
5) On this date in 1962, the Baltimore Orioles signed as a free agent, pitcher Joe Nuxhall .
6) On this date in 1962, infielder Al (Red) Schoendienst was signed as a free agent
by the St.Louis Cardinals.
Tony Jacobs* died on this date in 1980